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Yorkshire Wolds poultry business gains new business from prestigious inns and hotels group

An East Yorkshire-based poultry business has won new business from a celebrated group of Yorkshire inns and hotels.  Soanes Poultry has partnered with Provenance Inns and Hotels for direct delivery of its award winning chicken to the group's seven sites that include the National Pub and Bar award winning Carpenters Arms

Thirsk welcomes return of famers’ market

Thirsk is busy preparing for the return of the award winning Northern Dales Farmers’ market later this month. The market is one of the UK’s largest organisations of its kind, running local food markets at locations almost every weekend across North Yorkshire, Teesside and County Durham. Nigel Davison, market manager, and his

Rural Solutions makes two new strategic appointments

Nationwide Rural Diversification, Planning and Development specialists Rural Solutions has made two key appointments. Dawn Mercer joins as a senior consultant based in Oxfordshire and Richard Baldwin joins as associate director at the company’s headquarters in Skipton. Both will be part of the growing advisory team. Dawn comes to Rural Solutions from

Yorkshire training company launch UK’s largest online agricultural resource bank

Skipton-based training developer, adaptiVLE has launched a new online portal designed to encourage more people to undertake further education studies. The portal is the UK’s largest educational resource bank for land-based subjects, featuring over 300 online modules to support agricultural and veterinary courses. It will be accessed by students from over

Cliff Stud and Thirsk Racecourse sign three-year sponsorship deal

An historic Helmsley-based stud farm, once owned by horse racing legend Sir Henry Cecil, has signed a three-year sponsorship deal with Thirsk Racecourse to back Thirsk’s most prestigious race, the Thirsk Hunt Cup, until at least 2021. Set in 220 acres above Helmsley, Cliff Stud specialises in foaling, and with its

Ripon Farm Services expands with RBM acquisition

Agricultural machinery specialist Ripon Farm Services is set for significant expansion following the acquisition of neighbouring John Deere dealer RBM Agricultural Ltd. The enlarged company will trade as Ripon Farm Services, with all existing Ripon Farm Services and RBM branches as well as all branch staff being retained. Based in North Yorkshire,

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